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14-year-old boy passes away after suffering life-threatening injuries in crash in Dodge Co.

Dodge County Sheriff's Office

DODGE COUNTY — A 14-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries on Friday morning, March 10th in a crash in Dodge County — and he passed away on Tuesday, March 14th at Children’s Hospital.

The 14-year-old boy was a passenger in a car that crashed on Pond Road just east of County Highway P in the Township of Rubicon just after 7:00 a.m. on March 10th.

Dodge County Sheriff’s officials said a preliminary investigation indicated a 16-year-old boy was operating the vehicle eastbound on Pond Road when the vehicle drifted onto the right/south unimproved shoulder of the roadway. The vehicle began a counter-clockwise spin and then vaulted.

The 14-year-old boy who was a passenger in the vehicle was ejected as the vehicle overturned.

The 16-year-old driver was transported to Hartford Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The 14-year-old passenger was flown from the scene by Flight for Life to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, where he passed away on Tuesday.

The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Crash Investigation Team.